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    Left to right: Matthew Barhydt, David C. Acheson, Michael F. Doyle, Louis Martino

     

  • David C. Acheson, AIA, Principal

    David C. Acheson founded Acheson Doyle Partners Architects (ADP) with Michael F. Doyle in 1986. Since the firm’s inception, he has led the development of a significant practice in historic preservation and rehabilitation projects, master planning, residential and hospitality design. As a Principal of the firm, Mr. Acheson is responsible for the management of the company and he oversees all phases of a project, from conceptual design through construction administration.

    Notable projects directed by Mr. Acheson include the design of new private residences in Salisbury, CT, Rhinecliff, NY and New York City, and master planning and new facilities for the Greenwich Country Club. He has led the firm’s effort as Building Architect for more than 20 years at the Sherry Netherland Hotel—a New York City landmark—from overseeing building systems upgrades and public space renovations to the design of numerous private residences. Mr. Acheson’s hospitality projects also include the design of a new rooftop dining lounge and guest rooms renovation for The Metropolitan Club—a McKim, Mead and White landmark in New York City, and Club Quarters hotels in New York City and Boston.

    Other significant projects led by Mr. Acheson include a mixed-use master plan and conceptual design for a new residential, commercial and arts center in New York City’s Central Harlem, the design of several art galleries in Bermuda and New York City, and the renovation of a warehouse into a fine arts conservation and storage facility in Newark, NJ for the Smithsonian Museum.

    Mr. Acheson was a Teaching Fellow in Environmental Systems at Harvard University. He has lectured at Columbia University’s School of Architecture and he has served on numerous design juries. Residential projects overseen by Mr. Acheson have been published in Architectural Digest, and House and Garden magazines. He serves on the Board of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust, an organization that coordinates the restoration of the Nepal’s historic temples.

    EDUCATION

    Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture, 1977

    Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Alpha Rho Chi Award, 1977.

    Yale University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1972.

  • Michael F. Doyle, FAIA, Principal

    Michael F. Doyle founded Acheson Doyle Partners Architects (ADP) with David C. Acheson in 1986. Since the firm’s inception, he has led the development of a significant practice in historic preservation and rehabilitation projects; ecclesiastical projects; assisted living facilities; hotels; schools; commercial projects; residential; and real estate consulting including master planning and zoning analyses. As a Principal of the firm, Mr. Doyle is responsible for the management of the company and he oversees all phases of a project, from conceptual design through construction administration.

    Notable projects directed by Mr. Doyle include the design of a new rooftop dining lounge, guest rooms renovation and fitness center expansion for The Metropolitan Club—a McKim, Mead and White landmark in New York City; Club Quarters hotels in New York City, and Boston; and historic preservation and rehabilitation work spanning 20 years for the Basilica of Old St. Patrick’s Cathedral complex in New York City. Other significant projects include the renovation of several buildings at the historic College of Mt. Saint Vincent in New York City; the renovation and expansion of offices for the Carnegie Council on Ethics, also in New York City; the design of a new convent in Caldwell, New Jersey; master planning for Loyola University in Abuja, Nigeria; and zoning work for New York City’s Museum of Modern Art. He leads all of the firm’s work for the Archdiocese of New York and the Diocese of Brooklyn, and for prominent real estate developers such as Vornado; Macklowe Properties; Tishman Speyer and HFZ.

    Mr. Doyle was a Design Fellow at the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington, DC. He has taught architectural history as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University, and he has served on architectural juries at Columbia, Harvard, and Drexel schools of architecture. The Church of St. Brigid-St. Emeric, for which Mr. Doyle provided oversight, was awarded the Lucy G. Moses award by the Landmarks Conservancy in 2014. He is currently Chairman of the Kathmandu Valley Preservation Trust and is consulting on urban design and conservation in Patan, Nepal with UNESCO and the Nepalese government.

    EDUCATION

    Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture, 1977

    Julia Amory Appleton Fellow, 1978

    Colgate University, A.B. Classics, Cum Laude, 1973

  • Matthew Barhydt, AIA, LEED AP, Principal

    Matthew Barhydt joined Acheson Doyle Partners Architects (ADP) in 2005 and became a Principal in 2009. Since joining the firm, Mr. Barhydt has led a significant development of the firm’s practice in historic preservation and rehabilitation projects, residential projects and governmental agency work. As a Principal of the firm, he takes part in the management of the firm and he oversees all phases of a project, from conceptual design through construction administration.

    Notable projects directed by Mr. Barhydt include the design of a new LEED Platinum Certified Gift Pavilion on Liberty Island; the renovation of the dining room and restaurant at Ellis Island; the renovation of a 41-story rental building into luxury condominiums; and the historic restoration and rehabilitation of the National Park Service’s Floyd Bennett Field 1930s airport terminal building in Brooklyn, NY. He was a leader on the historic rehabilitation of the Church of St. Brigid-St. Emeric in New York City, and the renovation of a former school into the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture, a cultural arts center.

    Mr. Barhydt oversees all of the firm’s projects with the National Park Service, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York City Department of Design and Construction. He coordinates all of the firm’s work in preparing technical reports and other documents for developers’ condominium conversion projects, and developed a seminar for the law firm Holland & Knight entitled “The Role of the Architect in the Condominium and Cooperative Conversion Legal Process.”

    Mr. Barhydt has written professionally for Progressive Architecture Magazine and for Oculus Magazine. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and The New School in New York City. Mr. Barhydt has served as a judge for The New School’s “New Challenge” annual ideas competition.

    EDUCATION

    Parsons School of Design/The New School, Master of Fine Arts, 1994

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Architecture, 1981

    University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelor of Arts, 1980

     

  • Louis Martino, AIA, Principal

    Louis Martino joined Acheson Doyle Partners Architects (ADP) in 2007 and became a Principal in 2009. Since joining the firm, Mr. Martino has led a significant development of the firm’s practice in historic preservation and rehabilitation projects, and in hospitality projects. As a Principal of the firm, takes part in the management of the firm and he oversees all phases of a project, from conceptual design through construction administration. Mr. Martino also provides technical expertise for some of the firm’s more complex projects.

    Notable projects directed by Mr. Martino include the plaza and dome restoration of Saint Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in New York City; the restoration of the Church of St. Joseph’s and the renovation of the Church’s Academy in New York City; and the exterior restoration of the Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph’s in Brooklyn, NY that was awarded a Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award by the Landmarks Conservancy in 2015. He is a leader of the firm’s work for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn.

    Since 2007, Mr. Martino has overseen all of the firm’s work at the NY Marriott Marquis Hotel, including a comprehensive zoning analyses; the reconfiguration of public amenity, back-of-house and retail spaces;  the reconfiguration and design of new guest rooms in collaboration with interior design firm Forrest Perkins; infrastructure upgrades; the redesign of the box office and the redesign of the Porte Cochere. He was a leader of the renovation of a warehouse into a fine arts conservation and storage facility in Newark, NJ for the Smithsonian Museum.

    EDUCATION

    Rutgers University, Bachelor of Science, 1979

    City College, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Science in Architecture, 1984